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Looking for authentic Chinese and Japanese recipes.

If anyone can give me some good AUTHENTIC recipes or suggest some websites to look at, I would sure appreciate it!

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isamari

Asked by isamari at 1:20 AM on May. 23, 2009 in Food & Drink

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  • I don't know how authentic the recipes are but try allrecipes.com I found a really good egg roll recipe and a fried rice recipe.
    mrssullivan

    Answer by mrssullivan at 7:37 AM on May. 23, 2009

  • I have found some great ones on foodnetwork.com
    SLGross215

    Answer by SLGross215 at 2:56 PM on May. 23, 2009

  • Thanks y'all!
    isamari

    Answer by isamari at 3:21 PM on May. 23, 2009

  • Are you looking for restaurant style recipes or genuine home cooking recipes? I have a handful of each. I will post one here, contact me if you would like more:
    Mabu Dofu/Mapo Tofu

    Ingredients:

    1 - 2 teaspoon veg oil (I use peanut)
    1/2 - 1 teaspoon chopped or grated fresh ginger, or to taste
    1 - 2 cloves chopped garlic
    1/8 - 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes or 1/2 - 1 1/2 teaspoon thai sweet chili sauce (my preference)
    1 - 1 1/2 cup textured vegetable protein, reconstituted with an equal amount of boiling water or veggie broth
    1 small to medium onion, chopped
    1/4 - 1/3 cup diced red pepper
    1 Asian eggplant, cut up (optional) (I use zucchini)
    1/2 lb., soft, medium or firm tofu, according to preference
    1 - 2 tablespoons tamari, soy sauce or Braggs Liquid Aminos
    1/2 - 3/4 cup water or broth
    1 - 3 teaspoon cornstarch or flour
    1/4 - 1/2 teaspoon sesame oil
    1 - 2 teaspoon rice vinegar
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 5:34 PM on May. 23, 2009

  • 2 or 3 green onions, chopped
    a handful of fresh bean sprouts
    toasted sesame seeds for garnish
    Directions:

    Saute ginger, garlic and onion in oil for a few minutes, until fragrant. Add red pepper and eggplant and cook until eggplant softens, about 5 - 10 min. If using medium or firm tofu, cut into cubes and add to wok or pan, and saute for a few more minutes. Add textured vegetable protein to mixture In a bowl, or cup or container with tight fitting lid, put water, soy sauce, cornstarch, chili sauce, sesame oil, as well as rice vinegar and black bean sauce, if using. Whisk or shake until well mixed, then add to pan. Stir and simmer a few min. for flavors to blend. Add bean sprouts and green onions. If using soft tofu, add now and break into chunks with spoon

    Serve over rice with toasted sesame seeds on top.

    This is Asian comfort food that can be made according to your own taste or preference. It's good with snow peas
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 5:42 PM on May. 23, 2009

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